Sanibel Films

David E. Carter

©1999 by Al Hirschfeld. Drawing 

reproduced by special arrangement

with Hirschfeld's exclusive represen-

tative, The Margo Feiden Galleries, Ltd.

New York.

David E. Carter Biography


Education

U. of Kentucky, BSA, 1965

Ohio University, MS, 1967

Syracuse University, MBA, 1995

Harvard Business School, OPM, 1998


10 Clio Awards - Advertising


7 Emmy Awards - Television


Career Highlights


• Founded ad agency, AAAA membership, 1977

• Founded TV production company, 1982

• Founded Mickey Mantle-Whitey Ford Fantasy Baseball Camp, 1985

• Produced documentary on Mantle-Ford Camp, winning first Emmy, 1987

• Produced Long Summers of Lou Dials, winning 2 Emmys, 1987

• Work first appeared on Johnny Carson Show, 1989

• Won 3 Emmy Awards for Public TV program Sassafras, 1989

• Produced 700th TV commercial, 1990

• Sold ad agency and production company, 1990

• Final (13th time) apperarance of work on Johnny Carson Show, 1992

• Focused on logo consulting in Asia and writing books, 1991-2005

• Moved to Sanibel, Florida, began learning digital filmmaking, 2005

• Founded Sanibel Films, 2006

• Produced 2-hour DVD for Philmont Ranch, Cimarron, NM, 2006-2007

• Wrote and directed Back to the Wild, nominated for Emmy, 2008

• Wrote and directed Ashland's Field of Dreams, 2009

• Ashland's Field of Dreams ran statewide on KET, 2009 (over 60 showings, and counting)

• Dear Baseball: I Love You shown at Baseball Hall of Fame Film Festival, 2010

• Founded Sanibel-Captiva.tv, 2013

• Produced Growing Up on Sanibel, 2014

• Produced 7 Sanibel Artists, 2015

Produced Sanibel Before the Causeway, 2016

Ashland's Field of Dreams shown at Baseball Hall of Fame Film Festival, 2016

• Produced Our Coastal Waters: Our Legacy, Premiere January 2017

• Wrote and Produced Postcards & Photos from Sanibel, Premiere March 2017